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  • Lynn Thrall Cook Avatar

    positive review  Hamburger with French fries and a Dr. Pepper

    Lynn Thrall Cook 12/07/2019
    Chris Hillman Avatar

    A rare, fun and nostalgic trip to a 50s-era diner in the middle of the metroplex. The food is exactly... read more

    Chris Hillman 12/04/2019
    Andrew Dorner Avatar

    This place is so cool. Found it this weekend. The most amazing food and such cool 50s diner style atmosphere.... read more

    Andrew Dorner 11/25/2019
    Shane Wood Avatar

    positive review  That place was awesome. Great burger. The older lady was so nice finding me a shirt to buy. Can't... read more

    Shane Wood 11/23/2019
    John De Carlo Avatar

    Great food

    John De Carlo 11/11/2019
    Stephen Kelly Avatar

    Great food and service 2 thumbs up

    Stephen Kelly 11/10/2019
    Willie Earl Avatar

    I LOVE THIS PLACE! If you want to go Vacaville to the 50's and have a great burger and a... read more

    Willie Earl 11/10/2019
    Willie Earl Avatar

    I LOVE THIS PLACE! If you want to go Vacaville to the 50's and have a great burger and a... read more

    Willie Earl 11/09/2019
    Gene Waldrum Avatar

    Old soda fountain with 1950'sstyle

    Gene Waldrum 11/08/2019
    James Peeler Avatar

    Good atmosphere, and friendly service.

    James Peeler 11/07/2019
    Joe Wheeler Avatar

    Alright

    Joe Wheeler 11/07/2019
    Randall Putman Avatar

    Great burgers and more.

    Randall Putman 11/07/2019
    Dennis Beck Avatar

    Incredible!

    Dennis Beck 11/07/2019
    Shannon Frahm Avatar

    Different for a change but think prices are a little high! Other than that food was good and service was good!

    Shannon Frahm 10/31/2019
    D Corbitt Avatar

    been going there since the '50s Go IRVING TIGERS!!

    D Corbitt 10/31/2019
    Shawn Plunk Avatar

    Good food, great service

    Shawn Plunk 10/31/2019
  • Olivia Rodarte Vanegas Avatar

    positive review  It was really good food. I say burgers are better than whataburger. It was my first time today and I... read more

    Olivia Rodarte Vanegas 10/29/2019
    Timothy Frahm Hollywood Avatar

    positive review  everything we had was great not greasy at all friendly clean

    Timothy Frahm Hollywood 10/28/2019
    Tiffany Menard Avatar

    positive review  This is a great place! Very nostalgic. Has a real soda fountain, old decor, cute little store, and REALLY good... read more

    Tiffany Menard 10/27/2019
    Cathy Gonzales Avatar

    Food was great, service was excellent

    Cathy Gonzales 10/24/2019
    Elizabeth Ashley Buck Avatar

    Wonderful atmosphere, great variety in the menu. Excellent customer service, I really loved the frosted mug for my root beer float.

    Elizabeth Ashley Buck 10/24/2019
    Rochelle Johnson Avatar

    The food is delicious, the service is warm and welcoming and the decor and atmosphere makes you proud to be... read more

    Rochelle Johnson 10/24/2019
    Irving M. Valencia Avatar

    positive review  what can i say? i love this place, ever since moving to irving i have been coming from time to time.

    Irving M. Valencia 10/15/2019
    Fred Smith Avatar

    positive review  Fun place with good food and lots of Irving nostalgia.

    Fred Smith 10/14/2019
    Yako Andrew Avatar

    Awesome People with Excellent Quality Service, great environment, I love the Past Experience of what once was in America they... read more

    Yako Andrew 10/14/2019
    Efrain Canales Avatar

    I have been a fan of this place since the 70's and when it was redone I was right there... read more

    Efrain Canales 10/14/2019
    Gladys Warren Avatar

    Old time sakes ! Since the 50s !Excellent food and Limeades !

    Gladys Warren 10/14/2019
    Michael Hill Avatar

    This offers a great meal and a blast from the past. Good food and service.

    Michael Hill 10/14/2019
    Kevin Chalmers Avatar

    Never knew this place was here! Such a cool old school restaurant, good food and great service. Will... read more

    Kevin Chalmers 10/14/2019
    Philip Patrick Avatar

    Great food and excellant service

    Philip Patrick 10/14/2019
    Aubrey Orwig Avatar

    One of my favorite places to eat in downtown Irving. It is delicious and the customer service is incredible. They... read more

    Aubrey Orwig 10/14/2019
    Amber Waves Real Estate Group Avatar

    Good old time fun. Love the decor and being greeted by Kip's Big Boy at the front door. Hey, even... read more

    Amber Waves Real Estate Group 10/14/2019
  • Sears Cool Avatar

    I love this place, so much vintage stuff I couldn’t stop looking at the decorations this place had, most of... read more

    Sears Cool 10/14/2019
    Nathan Carroll Avatar

    Old fashioned fare and fun

    Nathan Carroll 10/14/2019
    Danny Castillo Avatar

    positive review  GOOD CUSTOMER SERVICE.....

    Danny Castillo 10/13/2019
    Zainab Smith Avatar

    positive review  Food was good + cool memorabilia for decor

    Zainab Smith 10/12/2019
    snareisbroken Avatar

    4 star rating This place was run by a mom and pop team for decades. It was resold about 5 years ago but... read more

    snareisbroken 10/11/2019
    Andrew Yako Avatar

    positive review  Excellent Customer Service, The Ladies deserve a 10$ tip. Great environment bring up a blast from the Past of America.... read more

    Andrew Yako 10/10/2019
    Manuel Lopez Avatar

    positive review  real homemade hamburgers? great taste. big amount.

    Manuel Lopez 9/28/2019
    Len Wheeler Avatar

    positive review  Homey and comfortable. No loud music and friendly servers. Always fresh food.

    Len Wheeler 9/25/2019
    Sandy Hernandez Avatar

    positive review  Their milkshakes are the best !!!

    Sandy Hernandez 9/22/2019
    Lisa Kay Streeter Fain Avatar

    positive review  Cute 50s decor. Good cheeseburger and tater tots. Wonderful ice cream sodas!

    Lisa Kay Streeter Fain 9/22/2019
    Aubrey Orwig Avatar

    One of my favorite places to eat in downtown Irving. It is delicious and the customer service is incredible. They... read more

    Aubrey Orwig 9/18/2019
    Sharon Fowler Avatar

    positive review  good food good place to eat

    Sharon Fowler 9/18/2019
    Amber Waves Real Estate Group Avatar

    Good old time fun. Love the decor and being greeted by Kip's Big Boy at the front door. Hey, even... read more

    Amber Waves Real Estate Group 9/17/2019
    DogManKidYT Avatar

    I love this place, so much vintage stuff I couldn’t stop looking at the decorations this place had, most of... read more

    DogManKidYT 9/15/2019
    Carolyn Ritz Avatar

    Lunch was a burger for both of us , good grilled burger. We didn't enjoy breakfast when we previously visited.

    Carolyn Ritz 9/14/2019
    Sjf2356 Sjf2356 Avatar

    Great food and great atmosphere

    Sjf2356 Sjf2356 9/14/2019
  • Norma ann recio Avatar

    That place is great and the food was delicious service is great

    Norma ann recio 9/14/2019
    la126h1 Avatar

    Excellent

    la126h1 9/14/2019
    Joe Galvan Avatar

    Thin Meat and Over Priced!

    Joe Galvan 9/14/2019
    Brenda Vick Avatar

    Love this place

    Brenda Vick 9/14/2019
    William Carnell Avatar

    Old fashion drug store snack bar with meal items, hand made milk shakes and ice cream treats.

    William Carnell 9/14/2019
    Jennifer Lariviere Avatar

    Great cake and burgers

    Jennifer Lariviere 9/14/2019
    Anna Garcia Avatar

    it was a very good ! Food was delicious!

    Anna Garcia 9/14/2019
    Priscilla Taylor Avatar

    Awesome food, great service, very friendly waitressess!

    Priscilla Taylor 9/14/2019
    R. Deanne Neal Avatar

    Cute place, very nice lady at the front, not long wait (10 minutes for takeout), homemade pickles on the burger,... read more

    R. Deanne Neal 9/14/2019
    Robin Neeper Avatar

    Service is good along with the food but some items a little over priced.

    Robin Neeper 9/14/2019
    Norma Lopez Avatar

    Love this place

    Norma Lopez 9/14/2019
    Debra Breedlove Avatar

    The best malts,shakes & floats in all of Irving,Tx. Good food and a interesting place to go. Nostalgic restaurant. History... read more

    Debra Breedlove 9/14/2019
    Donna Joey Arellano Avatar

    positive review  Joey especially likes Breakfast- best pancakes in Irving!

    Donna Joey Arellano 9/08/2019
    Maggie Ronje-De La Garza Avatar

    positive review  Great floats and free juke box!

    Maggie Ronje-De La Garza 8/24/2019
    Mike Filth Avatar

    positive review  great place awesome food n drinks

    Mike Filth 8/16/2019
    Rida F. Avatar

    4 star rating First off, the customer service here is exceptional. Everyone is incredibly so sweet and they all wear matching tie dye... read more

    Rida F. 8/16/2019
  • Melody T. Avatar

    5 star rating The 5 stars for us lived up to the hype. First time here and it did not disappoint. Plenty of... read more

    Melody T. 8/16/2019
    Steven Boelter Avatar

    Good Food......Great People

    Steven Boelter 8/14/2019
    Jenny Lanning-Rush Avatar

    Frozen

    Jenny Lanning-Rush 8/14/2019
    Kathryn Leonard Avatar

    Did you love the 50's music ,cars, soda fountains? Most would say it was the greatest time to grow up... read more

    Kathryn Leonard 8/14/2019
    paloma galindo Avatar

    Delicioso

    paloma galindo 8/14/2019
    Tony Tony Avatar

    Good food

    Tony Tony 8/14/2019
    Debbie Breedlove Avatar

    Best malts, shakes & floats in town ! The old fashion kind I used yo get as a child when... read more

    Debbie Breedlove 8/14/2019
    Brittanie Waller Avatar

    Love love love this place! Chris is our favorite server and everything that comes off the grill is amazing! We... read more

    Brittanie Waller 8/14/2019
    Carol Steging Avatar

    Had a double cheese & double meat burger there today. It was delicious. My friends ordered a strawberry shake... read more

    Carol Steging 8/14/2019
    Sherrie Davis Avatar

    Love this place. It has been a tradition for my family since moving to Dallas in 97.

    Sherrie Davis 8/14/2019
    Beth Woodruff Avatar

    Throw back to simpler times. Good burger and a nice place for lunch.

    Beth Woodruff 8/14/2019
    Chris Hillman Avatar

    A rare, fun and nostalgic trip to a 50s-era diner in the middle of the metroplex. The food is exactly... read more

    Chris Hillman 8/14/2019
    Kathryn Leonard Avatar

    Did you love the 50's music ,cars, soda fountains? Most would say it was the greatest time to grow up... read more

    Kathryn Leonard 8/06/2019
    De C. Avatar

    5 star rating I usually go into pretty serious detail.  But with this place it's not needed.  Great burgers.  Best handmade chips I've... read more

    De C. 8/06/2019
    Rose Perez Elvis Martinez Avatar

    positive review  Everyone is so friendly, they make you feel like you're family. The food is just so good. Can't wait to... read more

    Rose Perez Elvis Martinez 8/03/2019
    Christopher Guillen Avatar

    positive review  Great, I’m a simple man with simple pleasures.

    Christopher Guillen 7/31/2019
  • Martha Alfaro Avatar

    positive review  Burgers were very good. Chocolate cake was delish! Service was great. Our server, an older lady was very sweet and... read more

    Martha Alfaro 7/30/2019
    Bill Billy Goodman Avatar

    positive review  Ummmmmm good !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Bill Billy Goodman 7/24/2019
    Joyce Lynn Hogan Avatar

    positive review  they have a great breakfast

    Joyce Lynn Hogan 7/20/2019
    Kenneth Cuccia Avatar

    positive review  It’s kinda like stepping into a time capsule. Diner meets drug store soda counter. Friendly service and great food!

    Kenneth Cuccia 7/17/2019
    Aundrea Tovar Avatar

    positive review  really cool place to have a good bite to eat and enjoy all the photos and decor

    Aundrea Tovar 7/15/2019
    ismael garcia Avatar

    Good food

    ismael garcia 7/14/2019
    Rosa Myers Avatar

    Downtown Irving soda fountain in business since 1948. Large tasty burgers, fries onion rings extra charge, chili, salads, chicken sandwiches,... read more

    Rosa Myers 7/14/2019
    Betty Dortch Avatar

    Great to still have a few of these in Texas! Had French dip sandwich and hot fudge sundae. So good.... read more

    Betty Dortch 7/14/2019
    Mina McWhorter Avatar

    I LOVE THIS PLACE! If you want to go Vacaville to the 50's and have a great burger and a... read more

    Mina McWhorter 7/14/2019
    Yessica Hinojosa Avatar

    Love this place!

    Yessica Hinojosa 7/14/2019
    Josh Boren Avatar

    Local business with delicious food. Our waitress Carol is always 5 star!

    Josh Boren 7/14/2019
    Rita Simon Avatar

    This was the first time me being at OLD SCHOOL RESTAURANT, THEY HAD THE OLD FASHION CANDY I GREW UP... read more

    Rita Simon 7/14/2019
    Angelica Velez Avatar

    Burgers are A M A Z I N G. Juicy, flavorful, and fresh!

    Angelica Velez 7/14/2019
    daisybanana09 Avatar

    Love the food, atmosphere, and staff!

    daisybanana09 7/14/2019
    Leslie Beatriz Avatar

    Great food, delicious milk shakes, great customer service. They also sell mimosas, and they have a 50s theme inside, pretty... read more

    Leslie Beatriz 7/14/2019
    Lyn Wilson Avatar

    Great place and excellent food! Although I wished their sundae (that one that is almost like a banana split) would... read more

    Lyn Wilson 7/14/2019
  • anton ramirez Avatar

    Excellent everything it's good

    anton ramirez 7/14/2019
    Donna Whitworth Avatar

    Food was ok. Way over priced though. Staff was great. Food needs to be much much better to charge $8.00... read more

    Donna Whitworth 7/14/2019
    randy willard Avatar

    Went for burgers, seemed like the place was much cleaner, and food tasted fresh, I will be going back

    randy willard 7/14/2019
    Marcos Wells Avatar

    Bring back memories when I used to live here

    Marcos Wells 7/14/2019
    Geraldine Justice Avatar

    Unique reminescent

    Geraldine Justice 7/14/2019
    Debbie Wareham Avatar

    Food was excellent

    Debbie Wareham 7/14/2019
    Arnold Hernandez Avatar

    I've been to this place several times and the service is always great. The food is excellent, the sandwiches are... read more

    Arnold Hernandez 7/14/2019
    Kendall Awtry Avatar

    What a cool place!

    Kendall Awtry 7/14/2019
    Deidra Earley Avatar

    Family friendly step back in to the 50's.

    Deidra Earley 7/14/2019
    Pete Reece Avatar

    Old School is all I can say you will love it

    Pete Reece 7/14/2019
    Ryan Burcham Avatar

    Everything if awesome love that place I'll go anytime

    Ryan Burcham 7/14/2019
    claudia gonzalez Avatar

    Big State is an Irving staple! Fun atmosphere with lots of memorabilia of Irving, TX . The staff is always... read more

    claudia gonzalez 7/14/2019
    Auntie Madder Avatar

    Great burger in an old fashioned soda counter atmosphere.

    Auntie Madder 7/14/2019
    Bill Wilder Avatar

    Great place in downtown Irving. I just had coffee and oatmeal. It was good but I hesitate to give... read more

    Bill Wilder 7/14/2019
    William Penton Avatar

    Has that "old soda fountain diner" with delicious food and shakes!

    William Penton 7/14/2019
    Dr. Gregory Hamilton Avatar

    Good food but a little over priced.

    Dr. Gregory Hamilton 7/14/2019
  • Chris Cavazos Avatar

    Love the updates, food is still great!👍🇺🇸☝️👌

    Chris Cavazos 7/14/2019
    Jeff Raimer Avatar

    Shakes, sodas, and nakts. Awesome!

    Jeff Raimer 7/14/2019
    Tracy Crowley Matlock Avatar

    positive review  Great burger and great service tonight!

    Tracy Crowley Matlock 7/13/2019
    Arnold Hernandez Avatar

    I've been to this place several times and the service is always great. The food is excellent, the sandwiches are... read more

    Arnold Hernandez 7/13/2019
    Arnold Hernandez Avatar

    I've been to this place several times and the service is always great. The food is excellent, the sandwiches are... read more

    Arnold Hernandez 7/13/2019
    Bill Wilder Avatar

    Great place in downtown Irving. I just had coffee and oatmeal. It was good but I hesitate to give... read more

    Bill Wilder 7/08/2019
    Bill Wilder Avatar

    Great place in downtown Irving. I just had coffee and oatmeal. It was good but I hesitate to give... read more

    Bill Wilder 7/08/2019
    Betty D Avatar

    5 star rating Did you love the 50's music ,cars, soda fountains? Most would say it was the greatest time to grow up... read more

    Betty D 7/04/2019
    Briana Mounts Avatar

    positive review  The burgers were amazing!!!!!

    Briana Mounts 7/02/2019
    Rosa Myers Avatar

    Downtown Irving soda fountain in business since 1948. Large tasty burgers, fries onion rings extra charge, chili, salads, chicken sandwiches,... read more

    Rosa Myers 6/27/2019
    Betty Dortch Avatar

    Great to still have a few of these in Texas! Had French dip sandwich and hot fudge sundae. So good.... read more

    Betty Dortch 6/26/2019
    Mina McWhorter Avatar

    I LOVE THIS PLACE! If you want to go Vacaville to the 50's and have a great burger and a... read more

    Mina McWhorter 6/24/2019
    Angela M. Avatar

    4 star rating Great service and wonderful atmosphere  I enjoy visiting Deidra and Donna. They always make me feel welcomed.

    Angela M. 6/22/2019
    Leslie Beatriz Avatar

    Great food, delicious milk shakes, great customer service. They also sell mimosas, and they have a 50s theme inside, pretty... read more

    Leslie Beatriz 6/19/2019
    Lyn Wilson Avatar

    Great place and excellent food! Although I wished their sundae (that one that is almost like a banana split) would... read more

    Lyn Wilson 6/18/2019
    mommy de-tres Avatar

    Took my son and daughter in law and sat at the bar, drank root beer floats and ate a good... read more

    mommy de-tres 6/14/2019
  • PRISCILLA SANCHEZ VASQUEZ Avatar

    AWESOME

    PRISCILLA SANCHEZ VASQUEZ 6/14/2019
    Ronnie Melton Avatar

    Love this place...burgers are enormous & the shakes are fantastic...

    Ronnie Melton 6/14/2019
    T Ryan Willis Avatar

    Love the food, love the atmosphere

    T Ryan Willis 6/14/2019
    Calvin Short Avatar

    Great place in the old fashioned soda shop genre. Good burgers, fries, onion rings, steak fingers, etc. Hard not to... read more

    Calvin Short 6/14/2019
    Dean Thompson Avatar

    Coffee was good and hot.

    Dean Thompson 6/14/2019
    Oates Rodler Avatar

    A group of 12 from our motorcycle group stopped here for dinner and we really enjoyed the atmosphere, food, and... read more

    Oates Rodler 6/14/2019
    Al Corey Avatar

    If you love authentic, old-timey diners then come and find this place in the old downtown area of Irving. Really... read more

    Al Corey 6/14/2019
    gtberg Avatar

    Bless Rick Fairless for rescuing this gem from the wrecking ball. There are very few old school diners anymore, and... read more

    gtberg 6/14/2019
    Roger Moreno Avatar

    Very nice place for an Old Fashioned Burger and Fries and old fashioned shakes

    Roger Moreno 6/14/2019
    Abigail Reyes Avatar

    It was delicious and it is so peaceful and calm here and it was my first time here and it... read more

    Abigail Reyes 6/14/2019
    Nancy Starnes Avatar

    Vintage atmosphere

    Nancy Starnes 6/14/2019
    Steve de la Garza Avatar

    Great food, attentive staff, nostalgic atmosphere. Great place to take the family. Unique items in the gift store.

    Steve de la Garza 6/14/2019
    Phillip English Avatar

    Great place for lunch. The Blue Plate special was excellent.

    Phillip English 6/14/2019
    ENCINAS g Avatar

    Not the greatest service, always a long time to get food. Saw the waitresses argue over who was going to... read more

    ENCINAS g 6/14/2019
    Gloria Tamayo Avatar

    Love this place! Great people, great food!

    Gloria Tamayo 6/14/2019
    Leah Mesecke Avatar

    If I am ever in this area again, this will be my first stop! The food, the staff, the decor,... read more

    Leah Mesecke 6/14/2019
  • mommy de-tres Avatar

    Took my son and daughter in law and sat at the bar, drank root beer floats and ate a good... read more

    mommy de-tres 6/13/2019
    Patricia A. Avatar

    4 star rating Great place in the old fashioned soda shop genre. Good burgers, fries, onion rings, steak fingers, etc. Hard not to... read more

    Patricia A. 6/03/2019
    Calvin Short Avatar

    Great place in the old fashioned soda shop genre. Good burgers, fries, onion rings, steak fingers, etc. Hard not to... read more

    Calvin Short 6/01/2019
    Oates Rodler Avatar

    A group of 12 from our motorcycle group stopped here for dinner and we really enjoyed the atmosphere, food, and... read more

    Oates Rodler 5/28/2019
    Al Corey Avatar

    If you love authentic, old-timey diners then come and find this place in the old downtown area of Irving. Really... read more

    Al Corey 5/26/2019
    gtberg Avatar

    Bless Rick Fairless for rescuing this gem from the wrecking ball. There are very few old school diners anymore, and... read more

    gtberg 5/26/2019
    Abigail Reyes Avatar

    It was delicious and it is so peaceful and calm here and it was my first time here and it... read more

    Abigail Reyes 5/20/2019
    Steve de la Garza Avatar

    Great food, attentive staff, nostalgic atmosphere. Great place to take the family. Unique items in the gift store.

    Steve de la Garza 5/19/2019
    ENCINAS g Avatar

    Not the greatest service, always a long time to get food. Saw the waitresses argue over who was going to... read more

    ENCINAS g 5/15/2019
    Jon Beasley Avatar

    Vegan? You've got to be kidding me.

    Jon Beasley 5/14/2019
    Amy Ie Avatar

    Love it!

    Amy Ie 5/14/2019
    The Bizzare Ideas Of TJ Avatar

    It was really good and the history of it was nice

    The Bizzare Ideas Of TJ 5/14/2019
    Heather Dunn Avatar

    Big State is awesome! You need to get by and try the burgers and fries, AMAZING

    Heather Dunn 5/14/2019
    Horacio Licea Avatar

    Esta delicioso mmmmm

    Horacio Licea 5/14/2019
    Deon Burgett Avatar

    Pricey but good

    Deon Burgett 5/14/2019
    Tim Reyes Avatar

    Stopped for breakfast. Great food and service. Must try shakes on next visit

    Tim Reyes 5/14/2019